MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 25, 2019: Liverpool's Ki-Jana Hoever (L) celebrates scoring the second goal with team-mate Harvey Elliott during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match between MK Dons FC and Liverpool FC at Stadium MK. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Youngsters got a chance to impress and took it” – Liverpool fans react to 2-0 win at MK Dons

Liverpool eased to a 2-0 win over MK Dons in the League Cup third round on Wednesday, with debutant Harvey Elliott among those to impress supporters.

MK Dons 0-2 Liverpool

League Cup Third Round, Stadium MK
September 25, 2019

Goals: Milner 41′, Hoever 69′

The Reds took on their League One opponents at Stadium MK, with Jurgen Klopp making 11 changes to the side that beat Chelsea 2-1 on Sunday.

Liverpool dominated the first half and James Milner‘s goal was the difference at the break, following a terrible mistake by goalkeeper Stuart Moore.

Ki-Jana Hoever doubled his side’s lead with a powerful header on his first-ever senior start, sealing the victory in Milton Keynes.

Here’s how supporters reacted to the result on Facebook, Twitter and This Is Anfield’s forums.


Elliott’s vibrant debut was the talk of social media…


“Elliott is special.”

Darren McClean on Facebook.

“We have a star in the making in young Harvey Elliott.”

Neukolln on the forums.


Naby Keita earned some important game time…





Dejan Lovren didn’t exactly impress in defence…


But Curtis Jones and the other youngsters were also praised, on a positive night for Liverpool…


“Young players can be proud of themselves tonight and the two best young ones we have are on loan at Hertha and Bournemouth. Bright future ahead.”

John Gardner on Facebook.

“Really impressed with the young’uns today. The kids are doing alright under Jurgen!”

Maria on the forums.